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Is Sexism Overrated in Lebanon?
Not at all… A perfect example? Not a single woman in the Lebanese government! Even in the previous ones, women were poorly represented – in numbers and effective presence. What about the Parliament? Even worse… The reason of this misrepresentation – i.e discrimination? According to most male politicians: ‘We are not able to find a […]
About the Current Situations of Women in the Middle East
I have been following closely the “Uprising of Women in the Arab World” Facebook Campaign. Somehow, most testimonies reflect my concerns. As a Western Asian woman, but also as a university professor, researcher, author, artist and activist, in one of the most Patriarchal institutions i.e. the Religious circle of knowledge production, I can assure my […]